The Wild Iris by Louise Glück

The Wild Iris

Louise Glück

63 pages first pub 1992 (editions)

nonfiction poetry emotional reflective slow-paced


The Wild Iris was written during a ten-week period in the summer of 1991. Louise Glück's first four collections consistently returned to the natural world, to the classical and biblical narratives that arose to explain the phenomena of this world,...

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reflective 91%
emotional 57%
inspiring 24%
challenging 21%
sad 18%
hopeful 16%
relaxing 14%
mysterious 11%
dark 7%
tense 4%
lighthearted 3%
adventurous 1%
informative 1%


slow 43%
medium 39%
fast 16%

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